Sardinia, Italy: Decanter Travel Guide

One of the world’s most well loved holiday spots, this Italian island is a haven for those wanting an authentic food and wine experience, finds Carla Capalbo. SpargiSardinia, Italy’s second largest island, has striking landscapes with pure, rocky coastlines giving way to rugged mountains subdue sparsely populated by shepherds and their sheep. Nearly despite its coastal accessibility, the island remains closed and introspective at its heart; many islanders prefer lamb and goat to fish. Yet in recent years Sardinia’s better wines have progressed from stubborn rusticity to a more open, modern approach. Read more